Who needs a financial advisor? No one if you have contacts in the transportation business. While the media had been trumpeting how much better the economy was, and the great recovery that was taking place, we in the transportation world had noticed that things weren’t really all that rosy. The load volumes have been slowly sinking for the last four to six months. Other managers and I had many worried conversations about where all the business had gone, or what we were doing wrong since the economy was doing so great, yet our load volumes were sinking. As recently as February, we heard about the record orders on Class 8 trucks, and that new car sales were blazing away. To continue reading click here.